Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is going to sign a deal with the Steelers when free agency opens up next week according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Gay played in Arizona last year after signing a two-year deal with the Cards this time last year. He was released by them just this past week.
Speculation ramped up immediately after Gay tweeted that he was “glad he didn’t sell his condo in Pittsburgh” which obviously led many to the seemingly correct idea that the Steelers were indeed bringing him back.
I’m on record more than a few times in saying that I’m not a big fan of William Gay’s coverage skills and that probably won’t change but there are a couple of positives at least for now.
First, if the Steelers can get him back at a reasonably low price then that’s a positive. Secondly, he’s a guy that will instantly know the system and lastly, he’ll provide depth at an area where depth is sorely needed.
Here’s my concern… Is this a move that means the Steelers don’t